Sanction: DIRTcar Racing (non-touring) - $3,000
Information provided by: Track reports (last updated June 22, 8:01 pm)
Casebolt contains Rice, earns $3,000 at Atomic
- Steve Casebolt
- Josh Rice
- Doug Drown
- Shannon Thornsberry
- Duane Chamberlain
- James Rice
- Walker Arthur
- Andy Bond
- Rod Conley
- Robby Hensley
- Travis Carr
- J.R. Gentry
- Austyn Mills
- Chris Shannon
- Dave Hornikel
- Jerry Bowersock
- Freddie Carpenter
- Robbie Bostic
- Delmas Conley
- Steve Prince
Samantha McGraw/Sam’s Full Throttle Photography
Steve Casebolt gets rolling before his victory at Atomic.
What won the race: Polesitter Steve Casebolt of Richmond, Ind., topped Josh Rice in Atomic Speedway’s season opener Saturday to pocket $3,000. He finished ahead of Rice and Doug Drown.
Key notes: Opening its season after multiple cancellations and postponements amid the Covid-19 crisis, Atomic drew a big crowd with 35 cars apiece in Late Models and modifieds among 147 race cars overall. ... Impact Race Gear sponsors the track's Late Model division. ... Upcoming special events at Atomic include the Atomic 100 set for July 24-25 with $6,000- and $12,000-to-win Super Late Model features live at DirtonDirt.com.
Winner's sponsors: Casebolt’s Rocket Chassis has a Cornett Racing Engine and is sponsored by Sudz Car Wash, JE Pistons, BruceBilt Performance, VP Racing Fuels and Gotta Race.
Points chase: Mark Frazier of Chillicothe, Ohio, is the reigning track champion.
Car count: 35
Polesitter: Steve Casebolt
Heat race winners: R.J. Conley, Steve Casebolt, Delmas Conley, Austin Mills
Consolation race winners: J.R. Gentry
Editor's note: Corrects consolation race winner.